Alexandra Cox

Alexandra Cox

Senior Research Assistant, Bethesda, MD

Areas Of Expertise

Education & Certification

B.A., Political Science, Duke University

Alexandra (Ali) Cox works in the education research area. Prior to joining Child Trends, she completed a Fulbright Grant in Madrid, Spain.  She taught in a bilingual secondary school there.  In addition to teaching, she created a weekly peer mentorship program to engage Roma students in school, while also building the leadership skills of older mentor students.

Ali graduated from Duke University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a certificate in child policy research. She examines school-based interventions to prevent and combat child obesity and hopes to continue working on school climate and health issues in the future.

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